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Get Selected Object Example (VBA)

This example shows how to select and get that object in a SolidWorks document. It is assumed that you have an open SolidWorks document.

 

'------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim Model As ModelDoc2

Dim feature As feature

Dim boolstatus As Variant

 

Sub main()

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set Model = swApp.ActiveDoc

 

' Select the feature named "Extrude1"

boolstatus = Model.Extension.SelectByID2("Extrude1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)

 

' If the selection was successful, that is, "Extrude1" was

' selected and it is a "BODYFEATURE", then get that feature; otherwise,

' indicate failure

If boolstatus = True Then

    Dim SelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Set SelMgr = Model.SelectionManager

    Set feature = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)

    Debug.Print feature.Name

Else

    Debug.Print "Error"

End If

 

End Sub



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